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adjective Chemistry.
  1. (of two liquids) mutually soluble in all proportions.
  2. soluble in each of two or more conjugate liquids.
  3. of or relating to two partially miscible liquids capable of becoming totally miscible under certain conditions.
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Origin of consolute

< Late Latin consolūtus dissolved together, equivalent to Latin con- con- + solūtus, past participle of solvere to solve
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British Dictionary definitions for consolute


  1. (of two or more liquids) mutually soluble in all proportions
  2. (of a substance) soluble in each of two conjugate liquids
  3. of or concerned with the particular state in which two partially miscible liquids become totally miscible
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Word Origin

C20: from Late Latin consolūtus, from Latin con- together + solvere to dissolve
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